The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Windows Vista skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Vista
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 30 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.95% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.87% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
Median daily rate £443 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £313 £190
% change year-on-year +9.60% +64.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £14.13
% change year-on-year +12.50% +13.27%  

Windows Vista is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 276 222 261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 27.11% 21.60% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 93 90
Median daily rate £363 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -11.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £235 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 15
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.84% +8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £43.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

Windows Vista
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Windows Vista as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Vista in Buckinghamshire

Windows Vista
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Vista in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Vista in Buckinghamshire

Windows Vista
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Vista in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Vista in Buckinghamshire

Windows Vista
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Vista in Buckinghamshire

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Vista within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 28 £468 - 1
Windows Vista
South East

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (81.58%) Security Cleared
3 28 (73.68%) SC Cleared
4 23 (60.53%) Active Directory
5 16 (42.11%) ITIL
5 16 (42.11%) SCCM
6 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
7 12 (31.58%) Citrix
7 12 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (26.32%) MSI
9 9 (23.68%) MS Office
9 9 (23.68%) Oracle
9 9 (23.68%) Application Packaging
9 9 (23.68%) Patch Management
10 8 (21.05%) Windows 10
10 8 (21.05%) HP
11 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (18.42%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
11 7 (18.42%) Windows 8
11 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
12 6 (15.79%) Security Patching
12 6 (15.79%) Migration
12 6 (15.79%) IPsec
12 6 (15.79%) Data Migration
12 6 (15.79%) WSUS
12 6 (15.79%) BladeLogic
12 6 (15.79%) OpenView Configuration Management

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) IPsec
2 5 (13.16%) Internet
2 5 (13.16%) SMTP
3 3 (7.89%) FTP
3 3 (7.89%) SSH
4 2 (5.26%) DHCP
4 2 (5.26%) DNS
4 2 (5.26%) Firewall
4 2 (5.26%) Network Security
4 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.26%) Wireless
5 1 (2.63%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.63%) HTTP
5 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.63%) SSL
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MSI
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Architect
2 6 (15.79%) Service Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Applications Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Deployment Specialist
3 5 (13.16%) Security Advisor
4 4 (10.53%) Test Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) E-Business Manager
5 3 (7.89%) UAT Manager
5 3 (7.89%) UAT Test Manager
6 2 (5.26%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Security Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) CESG
1 5 (13.16%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows 10
3 7 (18.42%) Windows 8
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.89%) Unix
6 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.63%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) ITIL
2 12 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (23.68%) Application Packaging
3 9 (23.68%) Patch Management
4 6 (15.79%) Data Migration
4 6 (15.79%) Migration
4 6 (15.79%) Security Patching
5 5 (13.16%) Cryptography
5 5 (13.16%) DNA
5 5 (13.16%) Information Assurance
5 5 (13.16%) ISMS
5 5 (13.16%) Service Management
6 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.53%) Release Management
6 4 (10.53%) Software Deployment
7 3 (7.89%) Fuzz Testing
7 3 (7.89%) OWASP
7 3 (7.89%) Security Architecture
7 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.89%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
1 4 (10.53%) VB
1 4 (10.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (81.58%) Security Cleared
2 28 (73.68%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (13.16%) CISSP
3 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) ISEB
5 1 (2.63%) CCA
5 1 (2.63%) CCAA
5 1 (2.63%) CEH
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.63%) MCSE
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) RMADS
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 23 (60.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (13.16%) XenApp
4 3 (7.89%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (42.11%) SCCM
2 6 (15.79%) BladeLogic
2 6 (15.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (15.79%) WSUS
3 5 (13.16%) AppDNA
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.63%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (31.58%) Citrix
3 9 (23.68%) Oracle
4 8 (21.05%) HP
5 4 (10.53%) Remedy
6 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.26%) Compaq
6 2 (5.26%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco
7 1 (2.63%) Clearswift
7 1 (2.63%) F5
7 1 (2.63%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.63%) Juniper
7 1 (2.63%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) Symantec
7 1 (2.63%) VMware